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Dr. John R. Porter - Ph.D. President and CEO of Porter on Violence Book Club- Dr. Porter is responsible for all operations and personnel associated with Porter on Violence. He is the leading writer, conversational-lecturer, and workshop leader for Porter on Violence. He is an actively retired United Methodist pastor.

John T. Porter - CMO - Chief Marketing Officer - He will head up any and all marketing efforts, which include but are not limited to Website design and developement, internet marketing and creation, events and speaking engagements outside of the normal church related schedualed events. John IS also the owner of Resources Plus Inc. a full service market research and website design consultation company.

Rev. Dr. Julia Porter-Maddox – Agent/Publicity, Rev. Julia P. Maddox is pastor of Evangelistic Praise House of Jesus Christ of Chicago Illinois. She is in charge of all Dr. Porter’s appearances and the appearances of POV team members. This includes the public medias, speaking engagements, book sales and signings. Rev. Dr. Julia Porter Maddox has a B.A. degree from Chicago State University and is a current graduate seminary learner at Northwestern Illinois University’s Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. She is also a traveling companion and speaker with Dr. Porter.

Personal Assistant: This position is held by a professional person who assists Dr. Porter and the P.O.V. team as office manager and scheduler.

Jason Ollarvia & Afrika Porter Ollarvia-Attend Northeastern Illinois University’s Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies and the University of Chicago. Both are entrepreneurs, herbalists, and Vegans. They are responsible for local Chicago-metro book marketing and sales.

Other Porter family members assist when needed and numerous other volunteers assist P.O.V. during major book signing events.